Tag Archives: Speaker System

Meet The New Bose Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speakers

Is it just me who feel Bose is being particularly aggressive in pushing out new and innovative products lately? Prior to the Bose Frames and after the ear plugs, it has announced a couple of new ‘smart’ audio devices: a new wireless smart speaker called Bose Home Speaker 500 and two new smart sound bars, referred to as Bose Soundbar 700 and Soundbar 500. Continue reading Meet The New Bose Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speakers

Klipsch Finally Catches On With The Smart Speaker Fad, Adds Google Assistant To The Three

Speakers are no longer mere speakers. Aside from good sounds and pretty aesthetics, they need to be smart to have the competitive edge. Such is what specialist audio equipment maker Klipsch realized, only. Understanding the current market fad, Klipsch has rolled out a new version of Three Heritage Wireless Speaker, bestowing it with Google Assistant capability. Continue reading Klipsch Finally Catches On With The Smart Speaker Fad, Adds Google Assistant To The Three

Teenage Engineering Updates OD-11 With Bluetooth

Remember the super cool Teenage Engineering’s reboot of the Stig Carlsson speaker from four years ago? Well, it has been updated with Bluetooth support – in addition to AirPlay and Spotify connect. Furthermore, it has more colors, now including red, black, walnut and white, plus a limited edition blue which I am all over it. Here’s a quick run down of the OD-11: Continue reading Teenage Engineering Updates OD-11 With Bluetooth

Porsche Design 911 Soundbar Black Edition: Only Wall-mounted TV Needs Apply

It is safe to assume that if you drive a Porsche 911, you are pretty up there as far as disposal income is concern. In other words, you should be pretty damn rich, and if that is so, you may want this particular sound bar called Porsche Design 911 Soundbar Black Edition from Porsche Design in your life to, you know, complement your love for Porsche 911. Continue reading Porsche Design 911 Soundbar Black Edition: Only Wall-mounted TV Needs Apply

If You Want This Gorgeous Sound Bar, You Have To Build It Yourself

Instructables user ralf_k is an engineer by day and self-described “noisy neighbor by night” who wanted a modern looking sound bar that isn’t plasticky. I am not sure if there is such sound bar out there. Even there is, I am sure it is going to cost a fortune. Anyways, he set out to make one and the result is this: a gorgeous plywood and MDF sound bar. ralf_k has share with the Internet how he did it on his Instructables page. While we do not know how it sounds, the aesthetic has already won us over. Plus, with two tweeters, two woofers, two amplifiers, four passive radiators, and a programmable Digital Signal Processor (DSP) to boot, how bad can it be right? Continue reading If You Want This Gorgeous Sound Bar, You Have To Build It Yourself

Marshall Gave Its Three Bluetooth Speakers An Upgrade

Marshall was best known guitar amplifier, but the English company have since ventured into personal audio gear and more subsequently, into speaker system that bears the hallmark design of Marshall guitar amplifiers. Recently, the audio equipment maker gave its three iconic Bluetooth speakers, namely Acton, Stanmore, and Woburn, an upgrade. These updated Bluetooth speakers now feature an upgraded DSP for improved dynamic range compression, as well as the latest in Bluetooth technology, Bluetooth 5.0, and Qualcomm’s aptX technology. Continue reading Marshall Gave Its Three Bluetooth Speakers An Upgrade

No, Seriously, Roku TV Wireless Speakers Only Works With Roku TV

In a strange move, Roku has introduced a pair of wireless speakers, simply called Roku TV Wireless Speakers. The speakers alone aren’t strange, but the fact that it only works with Roku TV is. Like, isn’t this trying to lock consumers into an ecosystem? You know, like what Apple have been doing all this years? Anyways, so yes, Roku TV Wireless Speakers is meant to work with Roku TV and only Roku TV. Luckily, the market is not lacking of affordable Roku TVs, including those from TCL, Sharp, HiSense and more, and recently, JVC too. Continue reading No, Seriously, Roku TV Wireless Speakers Only Works With Roku TV

Q-Bass Is The Definitive True Wireless Speaker For Bass Heads

A comprehensive speaker system rigged for home entertainment requires a myriad of equipment, including the likes of DAC crossover, main speaker and subwoofer amps, plus there are the required speakers and subwoofer. The result? A cramped living and unsightly cables snaking around. That’s not to mention the setup is very tedious and time consuming. This is a woe Hong Kong-based ONEaudio aimed to address with its Q-Bass Wireless Speaker and Subwoofer. Continue reading Q-Bass Is The Definitive True Wireless Speaker For Bass Heads

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Most speaker systems, wireless or not, always have two things: the speaker grille and a few buttons for music control. The latter has been a design challenge for audio equipment makers who cared about aesthetic, but then touch control came along and practically alleviate this design eyesore. For Danish high end audio equipment maker Bang & Olufsen, however, touch control isn’t enough. In addition to touch sensitive aluminum interface, the Beosound Edge has proximity sensors that light up the speaker when sensing your approach. Fancy. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Fireside Audiobox Is Quite Literally The Hottest Bluetooth Speaker Right Now

Not every gadget gets us all wet and excited. Similarly, not every gadget that gets us wet and excited is the gadget we want. Sometimes, just sometimes, we are just baffled by how bizarre it is and that is exactly how I felt right now with the Fireside Audiobox Bluetooth Speaker. The product name itself is not immediately apparently, but what sets this Bluetooth speaker apart from the sea of offerings out there is fire. Like, you know, real fire? Continue reading Fireside Audiobox Is Quite Literally The Hottest Bluetooth Speaker Right Now